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the poker, shovel, and tongs used for tending a fireplace
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plural nounThe American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
Implements, such as tongs, a shovel, and a poker, used to tend a fireplace.